The Central Bank compiles, enters, and processes statistical data. The statistics are divided into three categories. 

Financial institutions’ statistics include economic variables pertaining to firms and institutions operating in the domestic financial market.

Financial market statistics show developments in interest rates, exchange rates, interbank market turnover, and payment intermediation, in addition to issuance and stock of market securities and derivatives contracts.

Statistics on the balance of payments and international investment position relate to Iceland’s foreign trade. The balance of payments shows trade between residents and non-residents over a specified period, and the international investment position summarises the position between residents and non-residents at the end of the period.

Statistics are published in accordance with a predetermined schedule and are posted at 09:00 hrs. on the publication date. 


Balance of payments and external position

Freq.Most recent*PeriodNext release*
International reservesMonthly16 May April 202216 June
Foreign position of the Central BankMonthly09 May April 202209 June
Portfolio InvestmentMonthly28 April Mars 202227 May
Direct investmentAnnual21 March 2020 revised20 September
International investment positionQuarterly02 March Q4 202101 June
Balance of paymentsQuarterly02 March Q4 202101 June
External debtQuarterly02 March Q4 202101 June

Financial accounts and markets

Freq.Most recent*PeriodNext release*
Payment intermediationMonthly13 May April 202215 June
Real exchange rateMonthly06 May April 202209 June
Interbank market for foreign exchangeMonthly06 May April 202209 June
Interbank market for Icelandic kronurMonthly06 May April 202209 June
Market securitiesMonthly29 April March 202231 May
Securities offeringsMonthly22 April March 202223 May
Financial Assets of Financial CorporationsQuarterly07 March Q4/202108 June

The credit system

Freq.Most recent*PeriodNext release*
Balance sheet of the Central BankMonthly06 May April 202208 June
Pension fundsMonthly05 May March 202208 June
Other financial corporationsMonthly27 April March 202227 May
Government credit fundsMonthly27 April March 202227 May
Mutual funds, investment funds and institutional investment fundsMonthly27 April March 202227 May
Monetary StatisticsMonthly25 April March 202224 May
Insurance companiesMonthly20 April February 202217 May

*Publication is at 09:00 hrs on publication dates